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Byangol district, 3rd microdistrict. Narnii Guur Street, Building 22, Ulaanbaatar 210644 Mongolia
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#5 of 170 Specialty lodging in Ulaanbaatar
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We're the leading hostel and tour operator in Ulaanbaatar which provides variety of tours that full of adventures and excitement. We offer our guests a cozy, comfortable, clean, and exciting environment to enjoy their holidays. So come and visit our hostel when you are in Ulaanbaatar and start your enjoyable and unforgettable trip to countryside in Mongolia.Our aim is: - To create a unique hostel in an excellent location other travelers from all over the world - To provide great budget accommodation that is superior to any other hostel or budget hostel in the heart of the city - To create a fantastic home atmosphere where guests can meet people from all over the world - To provide excellent facilities to meet the needs of all our guests, whether they are backpackers, families or simply taking a city break - To ensure that our team is comprised of friendly, enthusiastic and experience staff on hand 24 hours a day to help with any questions of information that guests might need in their respective Mongolia
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JJ_TravelExpress wrote a review Nov 2019
London, United Kingdom174 contributions42 helpful votes
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We booked the trip via email with Jigden before arriving to Mongolia. He was very responsive and answered all our questions. Pick up at the airport was smooth and we stayed in the hostel the first night before starting our 8 day trip the next day. Guide Our guide was very friendly and was also our cook for the trip. Her english was excellent, we had no issue communicating with her. She took us up to see the most beautiful sunset at the top of the sand dunes in Gobi. We felt she lacked a bit of knowledge of the history of some of the sites and couldn't really just us much information. Other than that she took care of us very well. Driver The driver was amazing. He got us from A to B safely and drove at a good speed so we spent less time in the car than expected. Food As this was a budget trip, food was very basic. We had mainly a pasta/ rice dish for lunch and then something lighter in the evening. We had snacks with us for evenings when the meals were a bit small. We enjoyed the home made dumplings the most. Hostel It was very basic. We could hear everything happening the bathroom next to our room which wasn't very pleasant. It was okay for a night sleep. The hostel stay before and after the trip was included but you could stay elsewhere in Ulaanbataar if you prefer. Tips: > Bring your own sleeping bag if you have one. They do provide sleeping bags but sometimes it's nicer to have your own. > Bring a travel/ camping pillow. > Buy snacks and drinks at the convenience stores. The homestays are quite basic. > Treat this like a camping trip, you will need torch, toilet paper, basic amenities
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Responded Jan 13, 2020
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Laura M wrote a review Oct 2019
Dalian, China15 contributions13 helpful votes
From the first communication with Idre tours, we had immediate replies from Jigden, who provided answers and suggestions. We had a short amount of time and a lot of expectations...that were beautifully met! The hostel in Ulaanbatar is comfortable and clean. The staggering is friendly and helpful. The tour out into the country was well-planned and allowed us to see and interact with the people. We had our own vehicle, driver, guide/cook to help us better enjoy the cultural moments of staying in gers and eating a variety of Mongolian dishes. A great trip. Highly recommend!
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Responded Jan 13, 2020
Thanks a lot for travelling with us and great review of your experience in Mongolia during the tour. It's always great to hear about the opinion of our guests. We hope to be able to welcome you back in the near future for other destination. Kind regards, Jigden
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Sarutobu wrote a review Oct 2019
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The hostel is located near the centre of Ulanbaatar. It's clean and the kitchen is equipped good. It is possible to book a tour there too. I did a 8 day Gobi trip and it was wonderful. The owner offers many tours and is very flexible in organizing and if you have special wishes he will try to make that happen. In addition it was less expensive than every other offer we got from other hostels.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Sydney B wrote a review May 2019
Huntington Beach, California47 contributions5 helpful votes
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Idre absolutely knocked it out of the park. My husband and I had such an incredible 8 day/7 night trip through the Gobi Desert with Idre Tours + Hostel. Everything went incredibly smoothly, starting with our initial request to Idre for pricing and availability. Ulzii was incredibly patient and responsive to all of our questions and made sure we had all of the information we needed for our trip, and we’re so grateful! Our guide, Tsengel, went above and beyond. He was helpful and informative throughout the trip about what we were seeing and what to expect, and he was also an AMAZING cook. We expected that we’d get a lot of repetition in our meals given access to markets, tools available, etc, but he somehow managed to make every meal different and they were all just so delicious! Our driver, Shijre, was also spectacular. Mongolian roads are quite bumpy and many of the roads that we traveled were unpaved, but he navigated them like a pro and made us feel safe and comfortable the entire trip. We also enjoyed chatting with him a bit at camps each night. We can’t thank Idre enough for this trip of a lifetime! We’re already talking about coming back to do a different part of Mongolia.
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Magdalena L. wrote a review Oct 2018
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We had a 6 day tour (the whole tour was 12 days but we could only do half of it) with Ulzii and Dauka in the Gobi, and it was the most wonderful time ever. Everything during the tour was excellent, well organised, safe, interesting, beautiful and fun. But the best part is the human quality of Ulzii and Dauka, they love to work doing this and you can tell. We are super grateful of having spend this days in the Gobi, It was a short time but it felt like a deep dive into the amazing nomadic lifestyle and Mongolia nature. Note that I'm vegan and this can be an issue in Mongolia, but Ulzii made it no issue at all preparing delicious vegan food, and always asking for special food for me, this was absolutely priceless. Thank you guys so much for sharing your culture and wisdom with us, we'll keep Mongolia in our hearts. PS: We also stayed a couple of nights in the hostel in UB and everything was great, warm, clean, comfortable and quiet. Perfect to rest after the days in the Gobi.
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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$11 - $15 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Idre Hostel & Tours
Which popular attractions are close to Idre Hostel & Tours?
Nearby attractions include Hustai National Park (0.7 miles), Gandantegchenling Monastery (0.7 miles), and The State Department Store (0.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Idre Hostel & Tours?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and airport transportation.
What food & drink options are available at Idre Hostel & Tours?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Idre Hostel & Tours?
Conveniently located restaurants include Rosewood Kitchen + Enoteca, The Bull Hotpot Restaurant, and Sakura Bakery.
Does Idre Hostel & Tours have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Idre Hostel & Tours offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are there any historical sites close to Idre Hostel & Tours?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Gandantegchenling Monastery (0.7 miles) and The Project for Rehabilitation of Railway Facilities (1.9 miles).